If you are interested in exploring the world to gain a better understanding of globalization, both the positive and negative ways it affects your life, Global Opportunities RAP could be a great choice for you.
When you join this RAP you will develop a greater appreciation of the wider world. You will also learn about various opportunities to incorporate your international interests with your academic studies - both on and off campus. You will explore various majors, minors and certificate programs as well as housing and exchange options for beyond your first year in college.
Read what Fall 2022 instructor Michael Kowalchuk has to say about this course:
What is an American?
What is America? This semester, we will be exploring short fiction from the Americas (North, Central, South, and the Caribbean), focusing on authors from a variety of backgrounds who have faced discrimination or oppression based on their race, gender, sexuality, political outlook, religion, national origin, class and endless combinations of those identities.
In addition to reading short stories, we will look at ways short stories have been adapted into movies, and how songs, poetry, and novellas can be considered their own kind of short fiction. Through close reading, short writing assignments, and group presentations, we will examine how short fiction as a genre can be used to express subjectivity and change the world.
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